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James Chapman, Jr

October 21, 1929 — January 22, 2015

James T. Chapman, Jr., age 85 of Petersburg, passed away on Thursday evening, January 22, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN.
Mr. Chapman was a native of Lewisburg, TN, the son of the late Jim T. Chapman, and Dora Adell (Bill) Chapman. He was a graduate of Marshall County High School - Class of 1949. He served his country during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from International Comfort Product with 45 years of service. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Billie Marie Chapman Bryant.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Peggy Jo Chapman; two nieces, Betty Wallace of Antioch, TN and Barbara Jones of White House, TN; great nieces, Candice Schultz, Megan Wallace, Heather Sears, Ronica Wolbert, Deana Atkins, Misti Watts, and 6 great-great nephews and one great-great niece.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 5 PM until 8 PM at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM, Sunday, January 25, 2015 in the Chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Reverend Tom Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg, TN.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the choir at the First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 362 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105,

Condolences of sympathy may be sent to

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
Saturday January 24, 2015, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home
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Sunday January 25, 2015, 2:00 PM at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home
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